"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Great Grandma's Tea Cakes Recipe

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1 1/2 Cups Sugar
2 Sticks of Butter
3 Large Eggs
1 Egg White
4 Cups Flour
3 Heaping tsp. Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. Salt
3 tsp. Vanilla
2 tsp. Orange Flavoring
2 tsp. Butter Flavoring

Cream sugar and butter, add eggs and egg white.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt
Slowly add to egg mixture and add flavorings.
Beat well
Stir in by hand up to 2 additional cups of flour until the mixture looks like biscuit dough.
Roll out on floured board to 1/2 inch thickness.
Cut out with cookie cutter and place on greased pan.
Bake 12 to 15 minutes at 350

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes




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